It was impossible for me to stop once I got started. She effectively mixes Yoruba-Nigerian mythology with the destruction of humanity by one another and the consequences of having too much power in a way that allows you to see and feel the characters' difficulties with both parts...
Book Review | You Truly Assumed by Laila Sabreen
In this compelling and thought-provoking debut novel, after a terrorist attack rocks the country and anti-Islamic sentiment stirs, three Black Muslim girls create a space where they can shatter assumptions and share truths.
Blog Tour Spotlight | Love Somebody by Rachel Roasek
Title: Love SomebodyAuthor: Rachel RoasekPages: 368Buy Link: IndigoSynopsis: A sparkling YA debut rom-com about a popular high-school girl, her ex-boyfriend-turned-best-friend, and the girl they both fall for--perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli or Casey McQuiston. Sam Dickson is a charismatic actress, ambitious and popular with big plans for her future. Ros Shew is one of … Continue reading Blog Tour Spotlight | Love Somebody by Rachel Roasek
Blog Tour Review | Game on: 15 Stories of Wins, Losses, and Everything in Between by Laura Silverman
Title: Game on: 15 Stories of Wins, Losses, and Everything in BetweenAuthor: Laura SilvermanPages: 448Buy Link: All LinksSynopsis: A charming and inclusive YA anthology all about games—from athletic sports to board games to virtual reality—from editor Laura Silverman and an all-star cast of contributors. From the slightly fantastical to the utterly real, light and sweet … Continue reading Blog Tour Review | Game on: 15 Stories of Wins, Losses, and Everything in Between by Laura Silverman
Blog Tour Spotlight | Passport by Sophia Glock
An unforgettable graphic memoir by debut talent Sophia Glock reveals her discovery as a teenager that her parents are agents working for the CIA Young Sophia has lived in so many different countries, she can barely keep count. Stationed now with her family in Central America because of her parents’ work, Sophia feels displaced as an American living abroad, when she has hardly spent any of her life in America.
Blog Tour Review | The Reckless Kind by Carly Heath
Title: The Reckless KindAuthor: Carly HeathPages: 336Buy Link: BookshopSynopsis: A genre-defying debut, this queer historical YA centers a wild and reckless trio who fly in the face of small-town tradition—full of compassion, love, and determination to live the lives of their choosing. It's Norway 1904, and Asta Hedstrom doesn't want to marry her odious betrothed, … Continue reading Blog Tour Review | The Reckless Kind by Carly Heath